Tennessee State open to all possibilities in search for new basketball coach

Monday, April 9, 2012 at 10:08pm

By Jerome Boettcher

Nashville City Paper

The last time Tennessee State hired a men’s basketball coach, someone who many considered a dark horse candidate for the role got the job. Athletics director Teresa Phillips has that in mind as she begins the search for John Cooper’s replacement.Cooper was officially introduced as Miami-Ohio’s head coach on Monday. He spent the last three seasons rebuilding a TSU program that won nine games his first year, 14 the next and 20 this past winter — the most since 1979.”Coming into it, I think people didn’t think Cooper would be the choice,” Phillips said. “We had a couple of guys who came into that final interview that had a lot more head coaching experience over Cooper and he came in and knocked the socks off.
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